Football Manager 2008.

Discussion in 'Football Games (FIFA, FM, FPL, etc.)' started by Soler, Jul 28, 2007.

  1. Soler

    Soler New Member Elite

  2. Clrnc

    Clrnc Well-Known Member Trusted

  3. This is great news it would be fantastc to play FM online
  4. gunnerGH

    gunnerGH New Member

    This one addition sounds awesome:

    Regenerated player photo’s – All in game generated players now have pictures using FaceGen technology to give each player more personality, and the ability for the players to be seen to grow up in front of your eyes as the game is going on.

  5. nazo

    nazo New Member Elite


    I don't like this Facegen for some reason. :|
  6. gunnerGH

    gunnerGH New Member

    Thats wayne ronney can ou not tell? :lol:

    DREVAK New Member

    Actually, up to fifty countries means at least one country less than Football Manager 2007 offers. There are 51 countries. I was unsure at first, but started the game and checked. Kinda surprised me I have to say. Although I guess I could care less, I usually include only the reasonable leagues in my games.

    As for the online manager, I just don't know. I don't expect it to be a huge success. First, you can play FM online. On a much lesser scale than having a completely dedicated game, of course. But the option of enjoying the game system is there. And second, there are several online managers already. And some of those offer comparable, or perhaps even better, football management experience.

    But it's not like I'm saying people won't play this new online FM at all. It's just that I don't feel it will attract eyebrow raising numbers of players. As there is the multiplayer option of standard FM, as well as a massively populated segment of (free!) online managers already. But my predictions don't usually come true, so, yeah, well, you get the idea.

    However I do look forward to the next installment of the series. I haven't really checked the game development's progress, so I don't really know what to expect. But as long as they put even more detail in the game, I will be content. Such as more events, more atmosphere, more off the pitch things. I'd love that.

    Another thing I have mentioned in the past that I would welcome in FM2008 would be perhaps a greater freedom and feedback in one's tactics. I do realize what each button does, but sometimes I find it difficult or even outright impossible to put my ideas to work through the game interface. Either I'm unsure what exact setting to use in order to accomplish what I want, or it's not possible with the limited options. I do realize there have to be limits to what one should be able to do, but basically expanding the tactical options slightly together with having a better idea about their use is what I'm talking about.

    But the bottom line is quite simple. I can't wait to get Ipswich to Premier League again!
  8. Soler

    Soler New Member Elite

    Me either.

    I'll be sure to turn it off. It looks crap, I could do better in Poser5. :|
  9. gunnerGH

    gunnerGH New Member

    Well I like it anyway. Though it will be sad to lose the real pictures of players!
  10. Rocafella

    Rocafella New Member

    Demo for this comes out Sunday. Looking forward to it.
  11. nazo

    nazo New Member Elite

    Same here, fifa 08, fm08 demo and proevo 2008 demo all in one week, nice!
  12. gunnerGH

    gunnerGH New Member

    Has anyone now got the game. Looking for somescreenshots if possible?
  13. Clrnc

    Clrnc Well-Known Member Trusted

    i am downloading it off torrent.

    finishing soon
  14. HollandGooner

    HollandGooner Well-Known Member

    Can you pm me a download link? or a torrent?

    Thanks :lol:
  15. entropy13

    entropy13 New Member

    Me too. :p
  16. stuart

    stuart New Member Trusted

    I heard a right few people are getting bugs off this edition for some reason...be careful! Or else buy it, like us decent folk ;)
  17. nazo

    nazo New Member Elite

    The whole game is buggy and a patch is really needed. The closing down option needs fixing because it is really messed and some other features are messed up. As for pirating the game, there's always a way around those stupid anti-piracy bugs.
  18. entropy13

    entropy13 New Member

    My Fiorentina transfers as of Feb 2008

  19. Christofaux

    Christofaux New Member

    getting it off MIRC should have it in an hour.
  20. JML

    JML New Member

    I've read about all kinds of bugs and glitches on the SI forums. The only problem I've had is that I got this "array access out of bounds" window when I tried to offer a contract to Obafemi Martins. I clicked ok and went on playing.

    What happened to the 2007 U20 World Cup?

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